An Extraordinary Scottish Ram’s Horn Snuff, Tobacco Mull With Dynamic Horse Jumping Finial, Circa 1850.

$2,500

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A Scottish ram’s horn snuff – tobacco mull with jumping horse decoration, twelve pipe hangers and two small tobacco containers, shaped tail final resting upon a large foot with lions head ornamentation. The large silvered cap features a finial which depicts a dynamic sculpted show-jumping horse during at take-off with powerful hind legs coiled & compressed under its body and close to the hurdle. Silver-plated, Scotland, circa 1850.

height: 10 in. 25.5 cm., width: 14 in. 35.5 cm., depth: 11 in. 28 cm.

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